Jul 6, 2016

Let It Pass

By |Jul 6, 2016|Christ, Devotionals, God's Will, Prayer, Resurrection, Sorrow, Surrender, Trials|0 Comments

Jesus said, “Let it pass from me”.  Sometimes we pray this as well.  It is not a sin to pray that prayer.  The struggle can bring us to say, “Nevertheless, not as I will, but as You will.”  God does allow some things to pass from us.  He may let us avoid some things.  But

May 12, 2016

Different Struggles

By |May 12, 2016|Christ, Devotionals, Grace, Perseverance, Sorrow, Trials|0 Comments

All of us do not spend the same amount of time in Gethsemane.  The length and depth of our sorrows are not the same.  If we look at others we think they have it easy.  It is likely a mirage.  Even if their load is lighter, it is none of our business.  “What is that

Apr 8, 2016

One In Our Sorrows

By |Apr 8, 2016|Atonement, Christ, Devotionals, Incarnation, Sorrow, Suffering, Trials|0 Comments

When Jesus became incarnate with us, He experienced the full human condition.  He came into our loneliness; no one tarried to pray with Him.  He felt our abandonment and cried, “My God, why have You forsaken me?”.  He embraced our pain, when He embraced the cross.  He knew rejection.  “He came to His own and

Feb 27, 2016

The Power Of Pity

By |Feb 27, 2016|Compassion, Devotionals, Father, Healing, Sorrow|0 Comments

As our Father has pity for His children so we are to have pity for each other.  Pity is not a bad thing.  The right kind of pity does not look down on another as pitiful.  Pity is compassion that calculates the fragility of life.  Our eyes tell the story.  Look into the eyes of

Feb 7, 2016

Sanctifying The Tragic

By |Feb 7, 2016|Christ, Cross, Devotionals, Encouragement, Joy, Redemption, Sorrow|0 Comments

Relationships can bring great joy and great sorrow.  Words, decisions and deeds of another can negatively affect all persons connected to them.  To be affected by this means more than picking up the pieces and moving on.  It means bringing your situation to the foot of the cross and to your Lord.  Take a long